The key issue, according to Joseph Pesky, UIC economics professor and union head, is wages — particularly for the approximately 70 nontenured full-time lecturers who earn a $30,000 annual minimum. The union says those lecturers deserve a $45,000 minimum. The administration is offering a raise in the mid-$30,000s, beginning in the next academic year.

 

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